Earth Is on the Verge of a Mass Extinction Unless We Do This One, Simple Thing

In his article, “The Global Solution to Extinction,” Edward O. Wilson equates our current attempts at species conservation with a “surgeon in an emergency room…[who] has slowed the bleeding by half.” He is being optimistic. The reality is, unfortunately, more like a M.A.S.H. hospital, where those like Professor Wilson are working their best and hardest to

Revolutionary new test could reveal if chemotherapy is working just 8 HOURS after treatment

Patients must usually have multiple cycles of chemotherapy before scans can detect whether a tumour is shrinking But new technique can reveal the moment a drug begins to work Particle delivers the drug and then glows green when cancer cell dies Patients not responding to the drug could be spared needless treatment  Cancer patients could one day